Planit


Environmental Science

Open University in Scotland

Content

This is an integrated masters degree that combines undergraduate and postgraduate study. You’ll develop key research skills and a rich, scientific understanding of the environment. Learn how to tackle and solve topical issues rooted in our everyday lives at a local and global scale. An environmental science degree will equip you with a range of skills that you can apply to communicate effectively, address problems in a professional manner and manage projects.

Entry Requirements

Open entry, but if you are new to study or to the OU, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.

Computer and internet access required.

Progression Routes

As a graduate of the Master of Environmental Science, you’ll have gained breadth and depth of understanding in scientific, technical and environmental issues. You’ll be able to think creatively; tackle multifaceted issues; and collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data. You’ll also develop research, planning and fieldwork techniques as you take part in practical and project work.

Start Date

October, February

Qualification

Degree

Award

MEnv

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

Flexible

Faculty

General

Department

Environment and Development

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals